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Posted on: November 16, 2022

East Lansing Winter Fest to Take Place Saturday, Dec. 10 at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — East Lansing’s free winter festival is getting a new location and a new name this year: East Lansing Winter Fest. This winter-inspired annual tradition, hosted by the East Lansing Department of Parks, Recreation & Arts (ELPRA), w...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

East Lansing Parks, Recreation & Arts Launches Round Up for Scholarships Program

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Department of Parks, Recreation & Arts (ELPRA) has launched a new Round Up for Scholarships program.The program provides community members with the opportunity to contribute to a fund used exclusively to help pay...

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Northern Tail Dog Park to be Closed for the 2022-2023 Winter Season

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are reminded that the City of East Lansing’s Northern Tail Dog Park, located at 6400 Abbot Road, will close for the winter season on Nov. 30. It will re-open again in the spring.

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

2022 Fall Connect Magazine

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Community members can browse the Connect Magazine to learn about programs, classes and activities being offered by the East Lansing Department of Parks, Recreation and Arts this fall.

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Posted on: February 22, 2022

Scholarships Available for ELPRA Activities

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Youth and adult scholarships are available for eligible East Lansing residents seeking to participate in activities offered by the East Lansing Department of Parks, Recreation and Arts.

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Enjoy East Lansing's Parks, Trails and Facilities

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There are a number of community and neighborhood parks, trails and recreational facilities in the City of East Lansing. The City is committed to the maintenance and preservation of its green spaces and the City’s many beautiful parks are a testament to th...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

East Lansing Environmental Stewardship Program

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The East Lansing Environmental Stewardship Program involves the community in the restoration of the City of East Lansing’s park biotic communities by removing problematic invasive plant species and replacing them with native species. The program also serv...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

All-of-us Express Children's Theatre

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All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre (AECT) offers youth the opportunity to take part in every aspect of theatre production from acting, technical production and costume design to set construction. AECT brings four major productions to the Greater Lansing...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Sports Offerings (Youth and Adult)

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The Department of Parks, Recreation & Arts offers sports leagues and programs for adults and youth. In addition, there are opportunities to get involved in a number of sports clubs and programs, including the East Lansing Soccer Club, Track Club, Bask...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Tri-County Regional Planning Commission Develops Online Parks and Trails Viewer

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Community members looking to get outside and exercise can find several parks and trails in the area by viewing the Tri-County Planning Commission’s online parks and trail viewer. When using the parks and trails, community members should practice...

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